Recipients of the Military Medal

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  1. Alan Mowbray
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    Alan Mowbray

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    Alan Mowbray MM (born Alfred Ernest Allen; 18 August 1896 – 25 March 1969) was an English stage and film actor who found success in Hollywood.


  2. Andy McNab
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    Andy McNab

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    Steven Billy Mitchell DCMMM (born 28 December 1959), usually known by the pseudonym and pen-name of Andy McNab, is an English novelist and former Special Air Service sergeant.


  3. Haile Selassie I
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    Haile Selassie I

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    Haile Selassie I (Ge'ez: ቀዳማዊ ኃይለ ሥላሴ, qädamawi haylä səllasé; ) born Tafari Makonnen Woldemikael, was Ethiopia's regent from 1916 to 1930 and Emperor of Ethiopia from 1930 to 1974. He also served as Chairperson of the Organisation of African Unity from 25 May 1963 to 17 July 1964 and 5 November 1966 to 11 September 1967. He was a member of the Solomonic Dynasty.


  4. Chris Ryan
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    Chris Ryan

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    Sergeant ‘Chris Ryan’ MM (born 1961, Rowlands Gill) is the pseudonym of former British Special Forces operative and soldier turned novelist Colin Armstrong. Ryan came to public prominence for being the only member of the eight-man SAS mission Bravo Two Zero to escape, during the First Gulf War, 1991.


  5. King Haakon VII
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    King Haakon VII

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    Haakon VII (Prince Carl of Denmark and Iceland, born Christian Frederik Carl Georg Valdemar Axel; 3 August 1872 – 21 September 1957), known as Prince Carl of Denmark until 1905, was the first king of Norway after the 1905 dissolution of the union with Sweden. He was a member of the House of Schleswig-Holstein-Sonderburg-Glücksburg. As one of the few elected monarchs, Haakon quickly won the respect and affection of his people and he played a pivotal role in uniting the Norwegian nation in its resistance to the Nazi invasion and subsequent five-year-long occupation of his country during World War II.


  6. William Hutt
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    William Hutt

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    William Ian DeWitt Hutt, CC OOnt MM (May 2, 1920 – June 27, 2007) was a Canadian actor of stage, television and film. Hutt's distinguished career spanned more than fifty years and won him many accolades and awards. While his base throughout his career remained at the Stratford Festival in Stratford, Ontario, he appeared on the stage in London, New York and across Canada.


  7. Albert Borella
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    Albert Borella

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    Albert Chalmers Borella VC, MM (7 August 1881 – 7 February 1968) was an Australian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. Born in Victoria, Borella was one of 64 Australians to receive the Victoria Cross for their actions during World War I, doing so while serving with the 26th Battalion around Villers-Bretonneux in July 1918. After the war, Borella returned to Australia, initially farming a property in Victoria before rejoining the Army during World War II and serving in a number of garrison units in Australia. He was demobilised in 1945 and worked as a public servant until he retired in 1956. He died in 1968 at the age of 86.


  8. John Collins (VC)
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    John Collins (VC)

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    John Collins VC, DCM (10 September 1880 – 3 September 1951) was a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.


  9. Frederick William Palmer
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    Frederick William Palmer

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    Frederick William Palmer VC MM (11 November 1891 – 10 September 1955) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.


  10. Jack Cock
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    Jack Cock

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    John Gilbert "Jack" Cock MM MID (14 November 1893 – 19 April 1966) was an English footballer who played for various English club sides as a centre forward. He also had the distinction of being the first Cornishman to play for the England national team, a decorated World War I soldier, and an actor. His younger brothers, Donald Cock and Herbert Cock, also played professional football.


  11. Arthur Henry Cross
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    Arthur Henry Cross

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    Arthur Henry Cross VC, MM (13 December 1884 – 23 November 1965) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.


  12. Caleb Shang
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    Caleb Shang

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    Caleb James Shang DCM & Bar, MM (4 August 1884 – 6 April 1953; born Duckbour Caleb James Shang) was the most highly decorated Chinese Australian soldier who served in the First World War. He was decorated with the Distinguished Conduct Medal twice and received the Military Medal. He served with distinction on the Western Front, primarily as a scout and sniper, until his wounds rendered him unfit for further duties. After returning to Australia, Shang married in Victoria and moved to Queensland, where he and his wife raised their three children. During the Second World War, he served on home defence duties in northern Queensland.


  13. Billy King
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    Billy King

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    William Herbert 'Billy' King (17 August 1920 – 23 August 1990) was an Australian rules footballer who played for South Melbourne in the VFL during the 1940s. King, who started his career at South Melbourne in 1940, was recruited from Ascot Vale. Primarily a wingman, he participated in the famous 1945 'Bloodbath' Grand Final which South Melbourne lost to Carlton. In 1947 he represented Victoria at the Hobart Carnival and was selected in the 'Sporting Life' Team of the Year.


  14. William Amey
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    William Amey

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    William Amey VC MM (5 March 1881 – 28 May 1940) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.


  15. Philip Streczyk
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    Philip Streczyk

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    Philip Streczyk was a sergeant in the U.S. 1st Infantry Division during World War II.


  16. Claude Joseph Patrick Nunney
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    Claude Joseph Patrick Nunney

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    Claude Joseph Patrick Nunney VCDCMMM (24 December 1892 – 18 September 1918) was a recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces. Born in Dublin, Ireland, by birth he was Irish but became a Canadian citizen by naturalization.


  17. Joseph Gregory
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    Joseph Gregory

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    Joseph Arthur Gregory MM (December 1900 – July 1971) was a Canadian sniper during both the First and Second World Wars.


  18. Billy Hanna
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    Billy Hanna

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    William Henry Wilson "Billy" Hanna MM (c.1929 – 27 July 1975) was a high-ranking Ulster loyalist who founded and led the Mid-Ulster Brigade of the Ulster Volunteer Force (UVF) until he was killed, allegedly by Robin Jackson, who took over command of the brigade.


  19. John Carmichael
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    John Carmichael

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    John P. Carmichael (October 16, 1902 in Madison, Wisconsin – June 6, 1986 in Chicago, Illinois) was a sportswriter who began his career with the Milwaukee Leader in 1924. He moved to Chicago in 1927, where he wrote for the Chicago Herald-Examiner until 1932, then the Chicago Daily News, where his column "The Barbershop" ran for 38 years. Carmichael became sports editor of the Daily News in 1943. He also served as editor for the Who's Who in the Major Leagues from 1938 to 1954.


  20. Douglas Clark (rugby league)
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    Douglas Clark (rugby league)

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    Douglas "Duggy" Clark MM (2 May 1891 – 1 February 1951) born in Ellenborough, Cumberland, was an English rugby league footballer, wrestler and World War I veteran. He played at prop, second-row, or loose forward/lock for Huddersfield, Cumberland, England and the Great Britain national side. Clark also served in World War I on the front line in France in 1917, earning the Military Medal for his deeds. He then returned to wrestling with great success, becoming World heavyweight champion.


  21. Harold John Colley
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    Harold John Colley

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    Harold John Colley VC MM (26 May 1894 – 25 August 1918) was an English recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.


  22. Raphael Louis Zengel
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    Raphael Louis Zengel

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    Raphael Louis Zengel VC MM (11 November 1894 – 27 February 1977) was an American-born Canadian recipient of the Victoria Cross, the highest and most prestigious award for gallantry in the face of the enemy that can be awarded to British and Commonwealth forces.


  23. Vernon Treatt
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    Vernon Treatt

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    Sir Vernon Haddon Treatt KBE, MM, QC (15 May 1897 – 20 September 1984) was an Australian lawyer, soldier, Rhodes Scholar and politician. Born in Singleton, New South Wales and educated at Shore School, Treatt interrupted his studies at the University of Sydney to enlist at the outbreak of the First World War. Serving in the Royal Australian Artillery, Treatt served in France and was awarded the Military Medal. Upon returning to Australia he was awarded a Rhodes scholarship and further educated at New College, Oxford.


  24. Alhaji Grunshi
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    Alhaji Grunshi

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    RSM Alhaji Grunshi DCM MM was the first soldier in British service to fire a shot in the First World War.


  25. James Lovell
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    James Lovell

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    James Lovell MM (10 February 1899 – 27 January 2004), known as Jim Lovell, was one of the last British veterans of the First World War and the last surviving decorated "Tommy". He served in the Royal Berkshire Regiment. He died just two weeks shy of his 105th birthday.


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